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By Daniel Evans,Joseph Godwin,R. Kent Hughes

whilst the management of Patterson Park Church sought for a e-book explaining the method of transitioning from a board-run church to an elder led type of church executive, a constitution they'd come to think used to be extra based on Scripture, they discovered none. God commemorated their efforts and in their elders determined a e-book nonetheless had to be written. Elder Governance: Insights into Making the Transition examines church executive from a biblical and old context and tells the tale of Patterson Park's transition. The authors are hopeful that God will use their adventure to assist others contemplating this type of transition.

"This considerate expression of technique for relocating a congregation to elder governance additionally weaves jointly the biblical skills and services of elders in the neighborhood of the redeemed in an expansive demeanour. What makes the e-book special within the literature and therefore beneficial of excessive suggestion is the combination of approach with theology."
--James M. Grier
Distinguished Professor of Theology
Grand Rapids Theological Seminary

"For these church buildings who're trying to make the tough transition to a plural elder led kind of church governance, this ebook fills a void that has lengthy existed: guidance in tips on how to navigate these treacherous waters. via their very own reports in assisting their church paintings via this metamorphosis, the authors have gleaned important perception that they have got shared with us."
--Alexander Strauch
Author of Biblical Eldership

Dan Evans is a non-vocational elder at Patterson Park Church and is at present pursuing a MAR in Christian management. he's a doctor and has released a couple of articles and chapters in scientific journals and books.

Joe Godwin, Jr. serves as a instructing Pastor at Patterson Park Church in Beavercreek, Ohio. he's a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity institution and holds a physician of Ministry from Ligonier Academy.

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